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148th Indiana Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
148th Indiana Infantry Officer Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 3, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1866 View Entire Book
148th Indiana Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume 7, by W.H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Indiana, 1867 View Entire Book

Regimental History
One-Year Regiments. — A call was made, Dec. 20, 1864, for eleven regiments for one year's service, and recruiting stations were established at the headquarters of each of the provost marshals, recruits being forwarded to Indianapolis. Subsequently five additional regiments were called for, and under these calls the following organizations were raised :

One Hundred and Forty-eighth Indiana Infantry. — Col., Nicholas R. Ruckle; Lieut.-Col., William J. Manker; Maj., Henry A. White. This regiment was recruited in the 6th Congressional district and organized at Indianapolis in Feb., 1865. It was mustered in Feb. 25 and left the state on the 28th for Nashville, being placed on duty at once. It was constantly employed on guard and garrison duty in central Tennessee until its muster out on Sept. 5, 1865. The original strength was 975; gain by recruits, 52; total, 1,027. Loss by death, 36; desertion, 75.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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